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Research Fellow (Forest & Urban Ecology)
Nanyang Technological University

Date Posted May 6, 2024
Title Research Fellow (Forest & Urban Ecology)
University Nanyang Technological University
Singapore, Singapore
Department Asian School of the Environment
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
    Professional Staff
  • Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry
    Sciences - General

The Asian School of the Environment (ASE) at Nanyang Technological University is an interdisciplinary school that aims to be a world leader in environmental research focused on Asian environmental challenges. The ASE integrates earth and environmental life science, ecology, engineering and technology, human ecology, humanities, and the social sciences to address key issues of the environment and sustainability.

ASE is hiring a postdoctoral research fellow to lead a new, Nparks-funded project entitled: “Comparison of litterfall nutrient cycling between forests and urban green spaces in Singapore”. The research fellow will lead the team of three research assistants to collect data for this project, manage project deadlines and deliverables, and analyse and publish research based on this project.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a project team in field and lab data collection

  • Manage project deadlines and deliverables

  • Analyze data and publish findings in international peer reviewed journals

  • Train students and staff, and ensure the safe conduct of student research projects


Job Requirements:

  • PhD in Ecology, or equivalent field is mandatory

  • Strong publication records and the ability to independently and critically analyze ecological questions

  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Competent in ecological statistics and R (multivariate analyses, structural equation modelling, generalized linear mixed effects modelling, inverse modelling)

  • Able to do regular (up to thrice weekly) fieldwork

  • Positive attitude towards acquiring diverse skills and techniques necessary for project execution.

  • Prior experience with entomological, molecular taxonomical, botanical or soil work is advantageous


We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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